2                                        20 November 2019

HUTT CITY COUNCIL

 

Wainuiomata Community Board

 

Minutes of a meeting held in the Wainuiomata Library, Queen Street, Wainuiomata on

 Wednesday 20 November 2019 commencing at 7.00pm

 

 

                 

PRESENT:

Mr G Tupou (Chair)

 

 

Ms D McKinley (Deputy Chair)

Mr T Stallworth

 

Mr G Sue

Ms S Tuala-Le’afa

 

Mrs J Winterburn

Cr K Brown

 

APOLOGIES:                  There were no apologies.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:       Mayor C Barry
Cr J Briggs
Ms H Oram, Acting General Manager, City Transformation

                                          Ms K Stannard, Divisional Manager Democratic Services

 

 

PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

1.       APOLOGIES 

 

There were no apologies.

2.

Statutory Declarations (19/1319)

Mayor Barry opened the meeting and welcoming the new Board members and members of the public.  He briefly outlined the challenges facing the Board and the community.  He explained that the current delegations to the Community Boards were interim as Council would be reviewing how communities could be better empowered for the future.

 

Ms D McKinley, Mr T Stallworth, Mr G Sue, Ms S Tuala-Le’afa, Mr G Tupou, Mrs J Winterburn and Cr K Brown made their statutory declarations required by Clause 14, Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002, which were witnessed by Mayor Barry.

 

3.

Statutory Briefing (19/1321)

Report No. WCB2019/1(2)/223 by the Acting General Counsel

 

Mayor Barry elaborated on the report, highlighting matters of particular relevance to members in respect of the Local Government Act 2002, the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, the Local Authorities (Members’ Interests) Act, sections 99, 105 and 105A of the Crimes Act 1961, the Secret Commissions Act 1910, the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and the Public Audit Act 2001.

 

Resolved(Mr Tupou/Ms Tuala-Le'afa)                            Minute No. WCB 191(2)01

“That the Board notes the legislative provisions affecting members.”

4.

Election of Chair and Deputy Chair (19/1322)

a)      System of Voting

 

Resolved:  (Mr Stallworth/Mrs Winterburn)                     Minute No. WCB 191(02)02

“That System B contained in Clause 25, Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002 be adopted as the system of voting for the election of the Chair and Deputy Chair, requiring the persons elected to receive the votes of a majority of the members present and voting.”

 

b)      Election of Chair

 

Mayor Barry called for nominations for the Chair of the Wainuiomata Community Board.  Mr Stallworth nominated Mr Tupou for the role of Chair and Ms S Tuala-Le’afa seconded the motion.

Mayor Barry called for any other nominations and as there were none he put the motion.

 

Resolved:  (Mr Stallworth/Ms Tuala-Le’afa)                     Minute No. WCB 191(2)03

“That Mr Gabriel Tupou be elected as Chair of the Wainuiomata Community Board.”

 

c)       Election of Deputy Chair

 

Mr Tupou assumed the Chair for the remainder of the meeting.

The Chair thanked members for their confidence in him and welcomed the diversity of the Board members.  He elaborated on the challenges facing the Board and the community.

The Chair called for nominations for the Deputy Chair of the Wainuiomata Community Board.  The Chair nominated Ms Dawn McKinley for the role of Deputy Chair and Ms Tuala-Le'afa seconded the motion.

The Chair called for any other nominations and as there were none he put the motion.

 

Resolved:  (Mr Tupou/Ms Tuala-Le'afa Ms S Hanna)        Minute No. WCB191(2)04

“That Ms Dawn McKinley be elected Deputy Chair of the Wainuiomata Community Board.”

 

5.       PUBLIC COMMENT

Speaking under public comment, Mr R Wallace wished the Board all the best and congratulated Mr Tupou and Ms McKinley for being elected Chair and Deputy Chair.  He elaborated on the history of the Board. 

 

Speaking under public comment, Ms C Eady elaborated on the different challenges facing the Board and the community. 

6.       Presentation

Progress on Developing a Wainuiomata Heartland Ride (19/1351)

Ms Esther King, representing Love Wainuiomata gave a vision and opportunities presentation on developing a Wainuiomata Heartland Ride.  She elaborated on how the urban rides, great rides and heartland rides fitted together.  She also elaborated on the New Zealand cycling network and statistics on the number of cyclists including overseas cycle tourists.  She expanded on the importance of the heartland rides which was to promote recreational riding, encourage visitor spend in small towns and the opportunity to be part of the nation-wide cycling network.  She asked for letters of support from Board members, individuals and the community.

Mrs Christine and Mr Barrie Green elaborated on the history and opportunities available to the community. 

7.       CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATIONS  

          There were no conflict of interest declarations.

8.

Interim Community Board Delegations (19/1342)

Report No. WCB2019/1(2)/104 by the Committee Advisor

 

Mayor Barry elaborated on the report.

 

Resolved(Mr Stallworth/Mrs Winterburn)                     Minute No. WCB191(2)05

“That the Board notes the interim delegations to Community Boards as approved by Council.”

 

9.

Committee Advisor's Report (19/1344)

Report No. WCB2019/1(2)/12 by the Committee Advisor

 

The Divisional Manager Democratic Services elaborated on the report.

 

Resolved(Mr Tupou/Ms McKinley)                                 Minute No WCB191(2)06

“That the Board:

(i)      notes and receives the report;

(ii)     determines that the venue for its 2020 meetings will be the Wainuiomata Library and the start time will be 7pm;

(iii)    approves its next meeting date of Wednesday, 19 February 2020;

(a)  notes that the full schedule of meetings for 2020 will be reported to the first Board meeting in 2020;

(b)  notes that the Chair will set dates for informal meetings of the Board as the need arises; and

(c)  delegates authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Board Chair, to alter the date, time or venue of a meeting, or cancel a meeting, should circumstances require this;

(iv)    agrees to provide catering for its 2020 meetings to support local businesses;

(v)     agrees to advertise its 2020 meetings; and

(vi)    notes that any external appointments will be considered in early 2020.”

10.     QUESTIONS   

          There were no questions.

 

There being no further business the Chair declared the meeting closed at 8.09pm.

 

 

 

 

 

G Tupou

CHAIR

 

 

 

CONFIRMED as a true and correct record

Dated this 19th day of February 2020